/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Free Kingston educational forum responds to
needs of people affected by breast cancer/

KINGSTON, ON, May 20 /CNW/ - In Canada, it is estimated that 22,700 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and that an estimated 5,400 women will die from the disease this year.1

Breast Cancer Today: An Evening of Care & Community is a free educational forum tailored to the needs of people diagnosed with breast cancer, their family members, friends and informal caregivers. Participants will have the opportunity to hear about the latest breast cancer advances and initiatives, learn about services and support groups in their community and connect with others affected by the disease.

Breast Cancer Today is presented by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region in partnership with Scotiabank.

Please plan to attend:

WHAT:  

A free educational forum for people living with breast cancer and their families and friends.

WHERE: 

Radisson Hotel
St. Laurent Room
1 Johnson St.
Kingston, ON

WHEN:  

Thursday, May 27th, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

WHO:   

Dr. Christopher Mueller, Queen's University
Dr. Barbara Collins, Ottawa Hospital
Dr. Yolanda Madarnas, Cancer Research Centre of Southeastern Ontario

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Visit: www.cbcf.org/careandcommunity.

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1 Canadian Cancer Society/National Cancer Institute of Canada. Canadian Cancer Statistics 2009, Toronto, Canada, 2009.

SOURCE Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region

For further information: For further information:

Jennifer F. Modica, Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Tel: (416) 815-1313, ext. 208, Email: jmodica@cbcf.org

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